E5 chord

E5 chords (E power chord) for guitar in different forms, including open positions and shapes with alternative bass note.

 

E5

E5 chord diagram

The diagram shows a popular way to play E5. This is an open chord and involves only finger. The chord consists of the notes E and B.

Alternative shapes without a double octave note


E5 power chords

E5 with a double octave

E5 (open)

  • E5 in close position

E5

  • E5 in close position

E5 alternative chords

E5/B

  • E5/B

E5/A II

  • E5/B

Theory and information

Try in a chord progression

E5 - G5 - A5

Chord names

E5 is also called E power chord. E5/Bis an inversion of the chord.

Notes in the chord

The notes that the E5 chord consists of are E, B.
When it is played with three notes the E note is duplicated on a higher octave.

Written in tab format (main version in open position)

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